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Girls Volleyball: Union Catholic's Late Score Sparks Comeback Win over Bridgewater

Union Catholic won a dramatic three set match on Wednesday over Bridgewater-Raritan to improve to 14-2 this season. Credits: Jim Lambert

BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- The Union Catholic girls volleyball team, ranked No. 11 in the state, mounted a clutch comeback in the final set to edge Bridgewater-Raritan on Wednesday.

After splitting the first two sets, 25-22, 20-25, the Vikings found themselves facing match point as they trailed 24-22. But Mackenzie Fuhrmann put the finishing touches on her great all-round performance by coming up with four straight service points to give UC a dramatic 26-24 victory to win the match.

Fuhrmann, a senior, had 15 kills, 12 service points, and nine digs for UC, which improved to 14-2. The Vikings also received huge performances from Emily Jones (19 assists, six service points, four digs, and ), Bella Giacobbe (11 kills, two digs), and Olivia Szyszkiewicz (11 assists, six kills, seven service points, and three aces), and Charlize Colon (nine service points and three digs).

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Scotch Plains Mayor's Gala Raised $20K for Frazee House

December 11, 2017

Dear Editor:

I would like to thank all who attended and participated in the Scotch Plains Mayor’s Gala at Shackamaxon Country Club this past Friday, Dec. 8, 2017.  In addition to the over 230 attendees who honored five great volunteers, the Gala also raised over $20,000 for the Frazee House restoration.

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Endings Are Necessary

December 11, 2017

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Morano Gelato Launches Birthday Club

December 16, 2017

Morano Gelato announces its Birthday Club - come in and sign up to receive a complimentary cup of gelato on (the month of) your birthday, up to age 15. 

Sign up by December 21 for a chance to win a gelato cake from our cake freezer for Christmas!

Morano Gelato is located at 116 Elm Street in Westfield, and is open from noon until 10 p.m. on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; ...

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